Rural

Covering : Colne Valley, Denby Dale, Golcar, the Holme Valley, Kirkburton and surrounding areas.

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Rural Priorities

In the coming months there is a risk of an increase in burglary dwelling as the evenings grow darker.  ASB is likely to increase due to upcoming events such as Halloween and Bonfire Night.  Burglary dwelling is a force priority due to the impact on public confidence and the distress caused to victims.  ASB is also a force priority due to the impact on local communities.

Dearn Valley

Denby Dale

Denby Dale, Skelmanthrope area: Set April 2021

  • To target youth anti-social behaviour in and around Denby Dale Bowling Club, Skelmanthorpe Cricket Club and New Street, Skelmanthorpe. We will be conducting increased high visibility patrols in the areas and liaising with local educational establishments and partners in an effort to address the issue and identify and deal with offenders.

Update September 2021

Anti-social behaviour interventions have been issued to a number of youths in the Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe and Scissett area.  These have been issued in front of their parents who have been made aware of their behaviour and are in place for 6 months.

Denby Dale, Birdsedge, Cumberworth, Emley areas: Set April 2021

  • To target anti-social vehicle use and speeding in and around the villages of Denby Dale (including regular unlawful vehicular use of public bridleway at Gilthwaites Lane), Clayton West, Birdsedge, Cumberworth, Emley and Skelmanthorpe. We will be increasing patrols in the area and conducting regular speed checks and in addition conducting specific days of action using additional resources to target offenders.

Update September 2021

A number of speed checks have been carried out in the areas above.  We will continue to conduct more speed checks in the area and will publicise these where possible.

Kirkburton

Kirkburton, Flockton, Shelley and Shepley area: Set April 2021

  • To target anti-social vehicle use and speeding in the villages of Kirkburton, Flockton, Shelley and Shepley and contravention of vehicle weight restriction through Flockton village. We will be increasing patrols in the areas and conducting regular speed checks and in addition conducting specific days of action using additional resources to target offenders.

Update September 2021

Speed checks have been carried out in the areas above and we will continue to conduct more speed checks in these areas, publicising the results where possible.

Kirkburton Gregory Playing Fields and Shepley Village area: Set July 2021

  • To target youth anti-social behaviour in and around Gregory Playing Fields, the quarry and North Road at Kirkburton and Shepley Village. We will be conducting increased high visibility patrols in the areas and liaising with local educational establishments and partners in an effort to address the issue and identify and deal with offenders. 

Update September 2021

Officers continue to conduct proactive patrols and seek to identify any of the suspects/main protagonists who will be dealt with for any criminal offences or ASB legislation, we will also work with Safer Kirklees and local schools.

Golcar

Milnsbridge area: Set July 2021

  • Anti-social Behaviour in Milnsbridge Village Centre and by the River at the rear of Aldi. We are working with Safer Kirklees and NHW and are arranging a community Safety stall / event in the centre in the near future.

Update September 2021

NPT have recently dealt with and summonsed to court several ASB offenders from this area. We continue to patrol regularly as a priority area and deal with those causing Anti-social behaviour robustly taking positive action at every opportunity.

Trees Estate: Set July 2021

  • Anti-social Behaviour on the Trees Estate. We are conducting regular patrols, stop checks, intelligence gathering, submitting information to share with colleagues and partner agencies. We ensure the main instigators are regularly disrupted and visited at home to curb behaviour. We will aim to respond to ASB calls from these areas swiftly and take positive action with the youths. We will use stop and search powers when grounds allow and disperse large gatherings, investigating any crimes coming to light. 

Update September 2021

NPT continue to respond to ASB calls in the area and have recently summonsed to court some ASB offenders from this area. We also highlighted a number areas with rubbish that was making the estate look untidy and have liaised with Safer Kirklees who have arranged to have the community caretakers clear it.  We continue to patrol this area and deal with calls for service relating to nuisance behaviour.

Colne Valley

Netherend Road: Set August 2021

  • Reports of anti-social behaviour received in Netherend Road, Slaithwaite involving nuisance youths.

Update September 2021

Officers have been patrolling this area and several anti-social behaviour intervention letters have been issued to local youths.  This has recently reduced the calls for service.

Linthwaite and Marsden area: Set April 2021

  • Linthwaite and Marsden Vehicle Crime. Although overall vehicle crime has reduced in the area, Land rovers and Transit van theft is prevalent. Offenders are using keyless entry devices or bodily force. There is also a trend around the theft of catalytic converters.

Update September 2021

Both police and Safer Kirklees have provided Target Hardening advice to the community.  Police have distributed advice leaflets regarding Catalytic Converter Thefts and we have a trigger plan in place for when these offences occur. This priority continues to be monitored by Officers.

Marsden area: Set April 2021

  • Off Road Bikes and 4x4s. This is mainly the moorland in Marsden.

Update September 2021

We are spending a lot of problem-solving time here, working closely with local residents and moorland owners.  We have ongoing days of action with the off-Road bike Team and The National Trust to collectively combat this. We will continue to patrol the area and move people from the locations, issue warnings and seize vehicles where appropriate.

Holme Valley North and South

Holme Valley North & South areas: Set September 2021

  • To target residential burglary offences we will ensure all burglaries are revisited by the Neighbourhood Policing Team and crime prevention advice is offered. We will work closely with crime prevention officers and the CID department. We will ensure areas of concern are targeted with high visibility patrols and leaflet drops. Rural Ward Officers and PCSOs to provide Burglary reassurance, advise on preventative measures and problem solving through our new Easy Street campaign.

Holme Valley North & South areas: Set September 2021

  • To target youth related anti-social behaviour.  We will conduct proactive patrols and seek to identify any of the suspects/main protagonists who will be dealt with for any criminal offences or ASB legislation, we will also work with Safer Kirklees and local schools.

Holme Valley North & South areas: Set August 2021

  • To target speeding vehicles and anti-social vehicle use we will continue with speed checks, conduct high visibility patrols and work closely with partners where appropriate to reduce anti-social vehicle use.

Holme Valley North & South areas: Set August 2021

  • To target illegal drug taking/supply, we will conduct proactive patrols, use stop and search powers when appropriate, and respond to community intelligence with the use of drug warrants when appropriate.

 

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